See the rich cultural heritage of Delhi, Agra and Rajasthan along with Lion safari in Gir and Ranthambore.
Destinations Covered: Mumbai - Ahmedabad - Nal Sarovar - Velavadar - Utellia - Palitan - Bhavnagar - Diu - Sasan Gir - Khijaday Sanctuary - Jamnagar - Khijjday - Priton - Zainabad - Udaipur - Chittorgarh - Bijaipur - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Agra - Delhi
Duration: 19 Nights / 20 Days
Day 1: Arrival at Mumbai
Our representative shall pick you up from the airport and help you check-in to a hotel. After some rest, you will be taken for the city sightseeing tour which includes visit to the Prince of Wales museum. Set in the midst of verdant gardens, it is a huge complex with a bronze statue of King George-V standing outside. Designed in the year 1905, it is dominated by a huge tilted concrete dome, comprises of three main sections, art, archaeology and natural history. In the evening, you will return to the hotel. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 2: Mumbai - Ahmedabad
In the morning, you would check-out from hotel and move towards the airport to catch a flight for Ahmedabad. The largest city of Gujarat, located on the left bank of the River Sabarmati, Ahemdabad offers a lot to visitors in terms of aesthetic experience, as there are many beautiful monuments of historical and archeological importance, places of religious significance, picnic spots, excursion sites etc. As soon as you reach, our representative will escort you to the hotel. This day, since no additional activities are scheduled, you are free to enjoy your day on your own. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 3: Ahmedabad - Nal Sarovar - Velavadar - Utellia
This day is reserved for indulging in city sightseeing tour. In the morning, you will visit the famous tourist spots of Ahmedabad. You will be visiting Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary which is 80 km away from Ahmedabad. It is the largest wetland bird sanctuary in Gujarat, and one of the largest in India. It primarily comprises of a huge lake and ambient marshes that are mainly inhabited by migratory birds in winter and spring. Thereafter, you will visit to the Velavadar Blackbuck Sanctuary which is situated in the Bhavnagar District, which is 125 km away from Ahmedabad. This sanctuary is populated by blackbucks, blue bull, antelope, wolf, jackal, hyena, wild boars, jungle cat and a variety of birds. Later in the day, you will move further towards tour next destination Utelia. The Palace of Utelia is located at a distance of 78 kilometers from Ahmedabad. It is a grandiose turn-of-the-century haveli (mansion), imposing to look at. Upon your arrival, you will be checked-in to the hotel. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Utellia.
Day 4: Utellia - Palitan - Bhavnagar
In the morning, you will move further towards your next destination Palitan & Bhannagar. On this trip you will experience the picturesque magnificence of Palitan and Bhavnagar. Firstly you will visit to Palitana Temple, the most famous pilgrimage place for the Jains. There are more than 1200 temples located on the Shetrunjaya Hills. The main temple at the top of the hill is dedicated to the first Tirthankar Lord Adinath. Later, you will move towards Bhavnagar. In Bhavnagar, you will visit to the Takhteshwar Temple, Gandhi Smriti Museum or Gandhi Memorial and Gaurishankar Lake. This is an important picnic spot with its well-maintained parks. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Bhavnagar.
Day 5: Bhavnagar - Diu
On the fifth day, first half of the day is free. As such, you can spend it as you like. In the second half of the day, you will be driven towards Diu. Diu is considered as a fisherman's town which is located in the Diu district in the State of Daman and Diu. It is located on an island on the Southern peninsula of Gujarat. It is well known for its Portuguese Fortress and old cathedrals. Upon your arrival, you will be checked-in to the hotel. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 6: Diu / Sasan Gir
In the morning, after having breakfast, you will be driven towards the next destination Sasan Gir. As soon as you reach, our representative will escort you to the hotel. Remaining day is free for leisure time as no such activities are scheduled for the day. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 7 - 8: Sasan Gir
For the next two days you will be enjoying the beauty and charm of Sasan Gir. On seventh morning, you will be taken for the visit of the Sasan Gir Forest. Established in 1965, it is the only place in India, where the lion can be seen in his natural habitat. The forest also harbors a variety of smaller animals and birds. Other predators are the panther and the hyena. The Indian deer, sambar, chital (spotted deer), nilgai (blue bull), chinkara and the chowsingha (four horned antelope), etc are also found here. It is also rich in its flora as it preserves many rare varieties of plants and trees. In the evening, you will return to your hotel room. On the eight day morning, after having breakfast, you will be spending a full day amidst the beauty and mystery of Sasan Gir Lion Sanctuary. The sanctuary lies on the South Western fringes of the Saurashtra Peninsula. Created in the year 1913, it is amongst the finest wildlife sanctuaries of India and is home to around 300 Asiatic lions. In the evening, you will return to the hotel. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Sasan Gir.
Day 9: Sasan Gir - Khijadiya Sanctuary - Jamnagar
Early in the morning, you will check-out from hotel and move further towards next destination. En Route you will be visiting to Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary. It will be an awe-inspiring experience for you to explore this enormous sanctuary. It is located about 12 km away from Jamnagar. Flaunting a unique wetland environment with two fresh water lakes, it is a paradise for waterfowls, waders and terrestrial birds.
Day 10: Jamnagar
This is a free day. Therefore, you can spend it as you like. For those of you who aren't satisfied with the trip to the sanctuary and want to explore the place again, you are free to set out towards Khijadiya Wildlife Sanctuary. Another option would be to venture out towards Priton and explore the cultural and traditional offerings of the place. Later in the evening, you will return to Jamnagar. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Jamnagar.
Day 11: Jamnagar - Zainabad
On the eleventh morning, you will drive further towards Zainabad. The Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary, also known as Wild Ass Wildlife Sanctuary, is famous for its rare Gudkhur or Asian wild ass. It was established in 1972. Being one of the largest sanctuaries of the country, it is home to numerous animals like desert cats, wolves, chinkaras, black bucks and many more. The sanctuary is the breeding ground for many birds like flamingos, hubara, bustards, sand grouse etc. Blessed with natural scenic beauty, Zainabad has several tourist destinations. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 12: Zainabad - Udaipur
Early in the morning, you will check-out from the hotel and move further towards your next destination, Udaipur. Upon your arrival, our representative will escort you to the hotel. As no other activities are planned for the day, you can relax and rejuvenate yourself. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Udaipur.
Day 13: Udaipur - Chittorgarh - Bijaipur
In the morning, after having breakfast, you will visit some of the famous tourist spot of Udaipur. Thereafter, you will move further towards Bijaipur. En route you will visit the city of Chittorgarh. Formerly known as Chittaurgarh or Chittor, it was the capital of former Rajput state Mewar, remembered in history for the bravery and valor of their rulers. Chittorgarh is famous for its Fort, which is the largest fort in the country. The formidable fort at the top of a hill is still intact. Apart from its historical importance it has a number of temples, including Kalika Mata Temple, dedicated to Goddess Kali. Later, you will move down to Bijaipur. Overnight stay will be at a hotel in Bijaipur.
Day 14: Bijaipur - Ranthambore
Fourteenth day morning starts with the city sightseeing tour. Bijaipur has an immense historical significance, and boasts of having several picturesque sites. It also serves as the base for many excursion destinations. You will be visiting the famous Bijaipur Castle, which reflects the royal lifestyle of the Rajputs. You would also be taken for jeep and camel safaris. Camping, trekking and boating are an integral part of this place. Later in the evening, you will be driven towards Ranthambore. Overnight stay will be at a hotel in Ranthambore.
Day 15: Ranthambore Wildlife Sanctuary
The morning is reserved to explore the Ranthambore National Park. This place abounds in natural scenic beauty. Ranthambore National Park is spread over an area of 1,334 sq. km along with its nearby sanctuaries like - the Mansingh Sanctuary and the Kaila Devi Sanctuary. This national park is famous for its tigers. It is one of the best locations in India to see the majestic predators in their natural habitat. The tigers can be easily spotted even during the day time busy at their ordinary quest- hunting and taking proper care of their young ones. In the evening, you will return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 16: Ranthambore - Bharatpur
On this day, in the morning, you will be driven 200 km towards Bharatpur. It is located in the Brij region. Founded by Maharaja Suraj Mal in 1733, it is considered as the Eastern Gateway to Rajasthan. Bharatpur is famous for it tourist spots which includes places of historical interest, scenic beauty and much more. Upon your arrival, you will be checked-in at the hotel. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 17: Bharatpur
In the morning, after having breakfast, you will visit Keoladeo National Park, which was formerly known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. Spanning over 29 square kilometers, it used to be the royal hunting place of the princely family of Bharatpur. Till date, it is one of the most famous bird sanctuaries in India. This national park is famous for its wide species of flora & fauna found. Even today, the painted stork, pelican ibis, spoonbills, grey heron etc. the rare siberian cranes come to spend the winter in the warmer climate of Bharatpur. Post your exploration of the national park; you will visit some of the famous tourist spot such as Lohagarh Fort, Moti Mahal, Laxmi Vilas Palace, Ganga Mandir, etc. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 18: Bharatpur - Agra
In the morning, you will check-out from hotel and move further towards Agra. It is the one of the prominent destinations of the world tourism map with three heritage monuments -The Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri & the Akbar Tomb. It is more than just a decadent city of graveyards and stones - Agra is also a vibrant centre for culture, art and religious philosophy that have enriched mankind and shaped human thought over centuries. As soon as you reach there, our representative will escort you to the hotel. Later in the evening, you are free to experience the mesmerizing beauty of this historical city and indulge yourself in the Mughal culture. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 19: Agra
The nineteenth day of your tour is for you to enjoy and bond with Indian culture and heritage. In the morning, after having breakfast, you will be taken for the city sightseeing excursion. Your city tour begins with the visit to the mesmeric Taj Mahal - one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is a monument which was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the loving memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. A magnificent creation, it truly represents the Mughal architecture and creation. Thereafter, you will visit to Fatehpur Sikri and Akbar's Tomb. Later in the evening, you are free to explore the local markets where you can shop the traditional and handmade products. In the night, you will return to the hotel for overnight stay
Day 20: Agra - Delhi
It will be the last day of your tour. In the morning, you will drive further towards Delhi. Upon your arrival, you will escorted by our representative to the international airport from where you will catch a flight to your onward destination.